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Rick Geisenberger

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First State officials say there’s no legal obstacle in moving forward with offering full-scale sports betting.


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Delaware could be among the first states to cash in on Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that opens the door for legal sports betting nationwide.


The state Senate approved relief for Delaware’s three casinos Wednesday. But House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf  (D-Rehoboth) says he wasn’t consulted and doesn’t support it.


Delaware has about $100 million more than it thought it would last December. That’s a far cry from where the state was a year ago.


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The Senate Finance Committee tabled legislation giving tax relief to Delaware casinos. State Sen. Brian Bushweller agreed not to move forward after receiving assurance from the Carney administration that it was open to changing the tax structure.

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Changes to the federal tax code Congress passed last month take effect New Year’s Day. The state is still trying to estimate the impact to its revenue.


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The Delaware Economic & Financial Advisory Council, or DEFAC, is projecting the state will have a bit more money next fiscal year.


The initial revenue projection for the 2019 budget cycle sees little growth in the Delaware’s revenue.